Jan 31, 2013 7:00am PST
wednesday, after word that the economy actually shrank last quarter. largely because government spending cuts. >>> and a daring escape attempt in ohio. police surveillance video showing this, a woman in handcuffs, smashing her way out of a police car, actually kicking out the window. showering the arresting officer with glass in the process. but she didn't get far before turning on police. she had been accused of punching her own mother. >>> and a night-time rescue caught on camera in new york harbor. a captain of a cargo ship, having a heart attack. police brought in their chopper. lifted him off the boat, so they could rush him to the hospital. he survived and is recovering this morning. >>> and finally, let's chock one up for the fish. some fishermen hooked a giant black marlin off of panama. but the fish put up a fight. and a big one. brought down the boat. you can see it in this series of stills. this fish took the whole thing down. the boat ended up at the ocean's bottom. the fishermen, rescued. they're okay. as for the marlin, right now, the marlin's with his buddies saying, the b
Feb 1, 2013 7:00am PST
cost of crude oil. >>> and we're getting our first major read how the economy is faring thus far. 157,000 jobs were created. fewer than the economists had expected. the unemployment ticked up slightly. raising from 7.8% to 7.9%. >>> and a $30,000 reward is now being offered following the brazen murder of an assistant district attorney near dallas. mark hasse was ambushed by a masked gunman, shot five times while walking into court. investigators believe he may have been targeted for investigating the aryan brotherhood. >>> we have a developing story south of the border. a massive explosion at the headquarters of mexico's state-run oil agency in mexico city. 25 people were killed. more than 100 injured. more could be buried in the rubble. no word on what caused the explosion. >>> today is secretary of state hillary clinton's final day in office. but she's not leaving without issuing a warning. clinton says that iran is getting more involved in syria's civil war. so much so that a wider conflict involving israel is becoming more likely. and just this morning, israeli warplanes reportedl
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
to make it to work on time. >>> and five years after the financial crisis tanked the economy, wall street credit agencies may have to face the music. the justice department is suing standard & poor's, saying the agency ignored its own standards and gave loans for the taxic securities. s&p says it's being unfairly punished. >>> a horrifying attack. american trainer, alexander crisp crispin. performing in front of a crowd. one of the tigers attacks him. crispin would later die from neck injuries. >>> and a big scare at a construction site in boston. a worker fell, plummeting 30 feet from that building. not, however, seriously hurt. he landed however miraculously, on a pile of bubble wrap, the material being used to cover the scaffolding. it likely saved his life. and please, don't try that at home. >>> finally, you might want to try this at home. a very lucky fishing trip for a couple from arkansas. on the way out of town, stephen weaver and his wife bought a lottery scratch ticket. it was a winner. a big one. $1 million big. on the way home, they stopped at the same store and buy another t
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
are up, home prices up 5.5% from a year ago. the economy is still growing at a relatively slow pace. the monthly jobs report due out friday is expected to show that the unemployment numbers have not budged. >>> now to a developing story overnight. a new doping scandal in sports. this time, major league baseball. officials are investigating a report in a florida newspaper that claims that yankees star alex rodriguez, nationals pitcher gio gonzalez, and four others were sold performance-enhancing drugs in the last four years by a clinic in florida. gonzalez and rodriguez have already issued statements denying links to the clinics. our sources at espn with saying the yankees are now trying to void the remainder of alex rodriguez's contract. >>> a new revelation in the dreamliner investigation. the plane has been grounded. we've learned boeing was told about repeated problems with the batteries months before one of them caught fire in boston. however, safety regular lay laters did not have to be notified because the problems, up until then, had not forced cancellations or flight delays.